Gers IGP


The Gers was for a long time one of the largest vineyards in France. Its collection of the most authentic grape varieties from the South-West gives it all its originality.

Courbe Noir N, Jurançon Noir N, Manseng Noir N, Tannat N, Cabernet Franc N, Cabernet-Sauvignon N, Cot N (Malbec), Merlot N, Syrah N (Shiraz)

Gros Manseng B, Ugni-Blanc B, Colombage B, Arrufiac B, Baroque B, Petit Courbu B, Mauzac B, Chardonnay B

Simple, fond and friendly red wines, light with red fruits aromas.

Food and wine pairing:

As an accompaniment to cold cuts, “charcuterie”, or poultry.

With aromas of red fruits, tangy candy. Thirst-quenching and fresh, with an aromatic framework.

Food and wine pairing:

Accompany appetizers, salads, pizzas …

White wine that are lively, tense yet light; citrus and floral notes.

Food and wine pairing:

They are enjoyed with seafood, served at 8 ° C.

Balanced, light and tasty sweet white wines. A nose of candied fruits, quince, apple, and nice notes honey.

Food and wine pairing:

On a foie gras with a compote of dried fruits. Serving temperature at 8 ° C.


2011: Indication Géographique Protégée (IGP*)

Location: Gers department

Production area: 40 ha (99 acres) 

Harvest: 4 000 hl (400 000 litres), 25% red and rosé, 70% white 

Terroir: There are 3 terroirs: that of Ténarèze in northern Gascony, the soils are predominantly clay-limestone, giving wines that are more structured, full bodied and powerfully aromatic; further south, in the Haut Armagnac area, the vines flourish on gravel and peyrusquets allowing the white wines to be balanced and fine; finally, further west, towards the sandy Landes, in the Bas-Armagnac terroir, the white wines are renowned for their fruity aromas with nuances of spring flowers.

Climate: With hot summers, mild and sunny autumns, the climate is typical of the Southwest, namely oceanic, nuanced by some Mediterranean influences to the south and east.

* Created by the EU in 1992, the IGP label designates products that have been produced, processed and developed in a specific geographical area, using the recognized know-how of local producers and ingredients from that region. The English equivalent is PGI (Protected Geographical Indication).